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Easy Paper Bag Bunny Craft [Free Template]

Springtime is right around the corner and for many families that means spring break and extra time with the kids!

If you’re looking for a fun and easy activity to do with the kids, this paper bag bunny craft is it!

This craft is the newest addition to our growing collection of easy Easter crafts for kids.

If your children or students love celebrating Easter, be sure to click through and discover all of our fun crafts.

Read on below or watch our fast video tutorial that shows just how simple it is to make this bunny puppet craft with your kids or students.

Bunny Puppet Craft

paper bag bunny image collage with the words paper bag Easter bunny

If you’re a teacher looking for a simple craft to do with your students this spring, this paper bag bunny is perfect.

All you need are a few simple supplies (that we’ve listed below) and you’re set. There isn’t any complicated cutting for this craft and because the materials are so few, it’s a cheap craft to do with a group of students!

Supplies

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored card stock (in spring shades or natural shades of brown & gray)
  • White card stock
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Bunny craft template (download form located at the end of this page)

Directions

Download the paper bag bunny template, print, and cut out the pieces.

Hands holding paper bag bunny craft template

Measure out the bottom section of the brown paper bag and cut out a piece of colored card stock in the same dimension. Glue this rectangle to the bottom of the bag.

Hands gluing blue paper onto brown paper bag

Place the white belly in the middle of the paper you glued in step #2 and glue in place.

Hands gluing belly onto paper bag bunny craft

Glue the bunny’s face to the top flap of the brown paper bag.

Hands gluing bunny head to paper bag

Position the bunny’s muzzle in the middle of the face, just below the eyes, and glue down.

Hands gluing nose and mouth to paper bag bunny craft

Place the pink cheeks on either side of the muzzle and glue in place.

Hands gluing nose onto paper bag bunny craft

Assemble the bunny’s ears by gluing the inner ear to the middle of the outer ear.

Hands gluing inner ear to paper bag bunny ear

Glue the finished bunny ears to the back of the brown paper bag.

Hands gluing ears to paper bag bunny craft

That’s all there is to it! Now your kids or students have a cute bunny rabbit craft that they can use for pretend play!

Related: Handprint Bunny Craft

Closeup of a blue and purple paper bag bunny craft

Bunny Puppet Notes

There are two ways to use this craft that come to our minds.

First, you can make and use it for springtime. If you choose this option, you’ll likely want to pick a realistic rabbit color like gray, white, or a shade of brown.

Kids can learn about springtime, flowers, animals, and the changing seasons and then make this rabbit craft.

purple paper bag bunny craft

Second, you may want to use this bunny craft for Easter. When you make this into an Easter bunny craft, you can choose any shade of color for the fur that you’d like!

We went with soft blue, purple and pink but the choice is yours. If you’re making this Easter craft with a few kids it would be cute to have them put on a puppet show with their new toys.

However you decide to make this paper bag bunny, we think the kids will enjoy it!

Don’t forget to enter your email in the form at the end of this page to get your free printable template.

Related: Pom Pom Sheep Craft For Kids

More Easter Activities For Kids

We all know how hard it is to keep the little ones busy these days. So, we’ve compiled our favorite activities for your children on this list!

First up are books!

There are so many great Easter books for kids, but these are some of our favorites. Grab them from the library or buy them to add to your child’s collection! They’re great for helping your child develop a larger vocabulary, focus, and more!

Happy Easter Mouse – Everyone knows Mouse from the classic If You Give A Mouse A Cookie book, but now he’s back and ready to celebrate Easter! Kids will love watching him as he goes on an Easter egg hunt!

Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure – Join Pete as he races to help the Easter bunny just in time for Easter! This is another new classic kids rate as a must-have!

It’s Not Easy Being A Bunny – Follow PJ the bunny as he tries to discover what kind of animal he’d rather be instead of a bunny! It’s a silly story with a great lesson.

purple and blue bunny craft

Kids of all ages can become crafty and creative with these fun ideas. They will be exploring their creativity while developing new skills!

Handprint Bunny Card Craft – This Easter, get the kids involved in a fun activity with this bunny craft. It’s simple to make and free to download, so you can get started right away!

Chick Tissue Paper Craft – This chick tissue paper craft is a fun and easy way for kids to get into the Easter spirit. It’s also a great way to practice fine motor skills. All you need is some tissue paper, a few basic supplies, and our free template.

Easter Egg Craft – This Easter egg craft is simple and easy to make, but it’s also colorful and fun. Kids will love being able to decorate their own eggs with this activity, and they’ll be proud to show them off at the Easter table.

Kids will love these Easter color by number pages! They are a great way to practice fine motor skills and number recognition. Plus, they’re a lot of fun – no prep required!

These Easter bunny dot to dot printables are perfect for keeping kids entertained at home or in the classroom. They’re a fun way to celebrate Easter and keep little ones busy!

More Easter Ideas For Kids

blue and purple bunny puppet

Paper Bag Bunny Puppet

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this cute and easy paper bag bunny puppet for spring or Easter!

Materials

  • Brown paper bag
  • Colored card stock (in spring shades or natural shades of brown & gray)
  • White card stock
  • Glue stick
  • Bunny craft template (download form located at the end of this page)

Tools

  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. Download the paper bag bunny template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Measure out the bottom section of the brown paper bag and cut out a piece of colored card stock in the same dimension. Glue this rectangle to the bottom of the bag.
  3. Place the white belly in the middle of the paper you glued in step #2 and glue in place.
  4. Glue the bunny's face to the top flap of the brown paper bag.
  5. Position the bunny's muzzle in the middle of the face, just below the eyes and glue down.
  6. Place the pink cheeks on either side of the muzzle and glue in place.
  7. Assemble the bunny's ears by gluing the inner ear to the middle of the outer ear.
  8. Glue the finished bunny ears to the back of the brown paper bag.

Did you make this craft?

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Paper Bag Bunny Template

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Karen Artman

Wednesday 1st of April 2020

I am having trouble download the bunny paper bag craft. I was able to get the sheep and I thank you for that. My Sunday School will love these.

Dee

Tuesday 31st of March 2020

Love your paper bag bunnies! My grandkids will love doing these.

Sam T

Tuesday 31st of March 2020

Yay, so glad! Have fun!

Karen Artman

Sunday 29th of March 2020

Hi. I am having trouble printing the bunny paper bag template. Thank you for your help.

Sam T

Monday 30th of March 2020

Um, hmmm...It's so hard to help with printing because everyone's printer is different. So sorry!

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